[PD] PDDP meeting?

Chris McCormick chris at mccormick.cx
Mon May 1 03:21:30 CEST 2006

On Sun, Apr 30, 2006 at 12:58:32PM -0400, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Apr 2006, David Powers wrote:
> > How can one do object-oriented PD (there are at least some parallels),
> > and how might that differ from other approaches?
> First you have to avoid those who say that PD is only for music and/or 
> video; they can't put the word "application" or "program" on a patch or a 
> set of patches, it has to be called "patches".
> Second you have to avoid those who say PD isn't object-oriented and
> especially those who think that you should not use anything that "looks" 
> too object-oriented because it wouldn't fit the "dataflow paradigm", 
> whatever that is.
> Third is a rule for OOP in general, in any language: the final goal is
> never to make a program "more OOP", it's to make a program better, by any 
> "paradigm" necessary.

Fourth, watch out for communists, who are all out to get you.

> paint a complete picture, no matter which programming language it is being
> asked about, even though I think that Pd has more holes than almost all 
> programming languages.

So why are you still using it?



chris at mccormick.cx

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